Press release

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 26 January to Sunday 1 February 2015

This news article was withdrawn on 6 February 2015

This press release is no longer current.

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 22 January 2015 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

M5 junction 8 Strensham to junction 7, Worcestershire. Carriageway works

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 26 January to 1 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 4, Lydiate Ash, Worcestershire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 30 January to 2 February between 9pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M6 junction 2, Coventry, to junction 3, Bedworth/Nuneaton, Warwickshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 January to 28 January between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 5, Castle Bromwich, West Midlands: Carriageway works

There will be a full 24-hour closure of the southbound entry slip road from 26 January to 31 July. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M6 junction 6 Gravelly Hill Interchange, Birmingham: Carriageway works

There will be a full 24-hour closure of the eastbound link road from 26 January to 30 May. The southbound exit slip road will be closed from 29 January to 2 February between 9pm and 5am. Diversion routes will be clearly signposted

M6 Junction 9, Wednesbury, West Midlands. Carriageway works

The southbound entry slip road will be closed from 26 January to 30 July. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 10, Walsall to junction 8 Ray Hall Interchange, West Midlands: Carriageway works

The southbound carriageway including all slip roads will be closed from 9pm on 25 January to 6am on 26 January. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M6 junction 12, Cannock, to junction 13 Acton Trussell, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 9.30pm on 29 January to 6am on 30 January between 9.30pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M6 junction 14 Stafford to junction 13 Acton Trussell, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The southbound carriageway, including junction 14 southbound entry slip road, will be closed from 7.30pm on 25 January to 6am on 26 January. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 16, Crewe, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The northbound exit slip road will be closed from 26 January to 28 January between 8pm and 6am. The southbound entry slip road will be closed from 30 January to 3 February between 8pm and 6am. Diversion routes will be clearly signposted. The Southbound carriageway will be closed from 31 January to 1 February between 9.30pm and 10am. Diversion routes will be clearly signposted

The southbound carriageway will be closed from 26 January to 12 February between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

The southbound carriageway will be closed from 26 January to 31 January between 9.30pm and 5.30am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 junction 11, Appleby Magna, Leicestershire: Carriageway works

The northbound exit slip road will be closed from 30 January to 31 January between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M50 junction 1, Twyning, Gloucestershire: Carriageway works

There will be a full 24-hour closure on the westbound entry slip road from 26 January to 21 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M50 junction 2 Ledbury to junction 4 Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 to 31 January between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M54 junction 4, Shifnal, Telford and Wrekin: Carriageway works

The westbound exit slip road will be closed from 30 January to 2 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M54 junction 5 Telford to junction 3 Albrighton, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 January to 13 May between 9pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Preston Boats, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 to 31 January between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Emstry island, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 to 31 January between 7.30pm and 7am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

A5 Montford Lane to Wolfshead Roundabout, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 January to 15 February between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

A5 Churchbridge Roundabout, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The eastbound carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 January to 8 February between 8pm and 5.30am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

A5 Ventura Park, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The westbound entry and exit slip roads will be closed from 7.30pm on 28 January to 6am on 29 January. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A45 Oxford Road junction to M45 junction 1, Warwickshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 26 January to 28 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A45/A46 Tollbar End major project, Coventry

Generally, over the period of the scheme, temporary speed limits will be in place monitored by average-speed cameras. There is now a 40mph limit on the A45 Stonebridge Highway, A46 Coventry Eastern Bypass, A45 London Road and Tollbar Roundabout. Drivers are advised to follow any diversions and not to use their Satellite Navigation Systems. Planned traffic management for the week from Saturday 24 January (All lane and road closures during off-peak hours, 9:30am to 3.30pm and 8pm to 6am).

  • Saturday 24 January – No additional requirements.
  • Sunday 25 January – No additional requirements.
  • Monday 26 January - A46 southbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane 1 closure; A45 westbound lane 1 closure; Rowley Road lane 1 closure; A45 eastbound lane 2 closure; A45 westbound lane 2 closure.
  • Tuesday 27 January - A46 southbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane 1 closure; A45 westbound lane 1 closure; Rowley Road lane 1 closure; A45 eastbound lane 2 closure; A45 westbound lane 2 closure; Siskin Drive lane 1 closure
  • Wednesday 28 January - A46 southbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane 1 closure; A45 westbound lane 1 closure; Rowley Road lane 1 closure; A45 eastbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane gain required; A45 westbound lane 2 closure.
  • Thursday 29 January - A46 southbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane 1 closure; Rowley Road lane 1 closure; A45 eastbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane gain required; A45 westbound lane 2 closure.
  • Friday 30 January - A46 southbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane 1 closure; Rowley Road lane 1 closure; A45 eastbound lane 2 closure; A45 eastbound lane gain required; A45 westbound lane 2 closure.

June 2014 to December 2015

  • Lane 4 closure on the A45 westbound.
  • Narrow lanes will be in place on A45 Stonebridge Highway, westbound (Tollbar to Stivichall).
  • Traffic management will be in place on Tollbar roundabout.
  • Stonehouse Lane access to A45 Stonebridge Highway will be closed.
  • Lane 1 closure will be in place on A45 London Road, eastbound.
  • Narrow lanes will be in place on A46 Coventry eastern bypass, northbound.
  • Various lane closures around Tollbar End roundabout.

September 2014 to December 2015

  • Rowley Road will have various lane closures.
  • Siskin Drive will have various lane closures.
  • London Road B4110 will have various lane closures.

A49 Bromfield to Onibury, Shropshire. Carriageway works

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 26 to 30 January between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A49 Onibury Bridge, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 8pm on 30 January to 6am on Monday 2 February. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

A446 Chester Road, Marston Green, Birmingham: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed southbound from 26 January to 28 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A500 from M6 junction 16, Crewe, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The eastbound carriageway will be closed from 28 January to 31 January between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A500 Talke Island to Tunstall, Staffordshire. Carriageway works

The southbound carriageway will be closed from 29 January to 31 January between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.